Vedic Concept of Life Evolution & its applications in Ayurveda
Ayurveda concept of EVOLUTION based on concept of psychic evolution[ Expression of soul at surface level] from lower to higher species, with a little effects of environmental factors, that we have to achieve by our own efforts participating in the journey of our own life. Where as modern concept of evolution based on the specific requirement depending on the environmental conditions
So we have all those impressions as our memory, in our storehouse of information’s from higher mental level to lower physical level that might be genes / molecular levels in modern biological sciences through which we go during this universal phenomenon.
As Ayurveda believe in this concept ‘YATHA PINDE TATHA BRAHAMANDE” so more importance is given on balancing the internal factors [physiological & pathological are same i.e. vata-pitta-kapha], this is also documented in managing the cases of tuberculosis, till date this area is not explored on modern parameters.
In view of Ayurveda every type of lower organisms are inside our system but they only create diseases when imbalance in between VPK [doshas] get manifested due to indulgence in the way & contents of living-thinking& eating that vitiated one -two /all the doshas & that imbalance effect mainly that organ/ system where is KHA-VAIGUNYA [constitutionally imbalance of VPK, Kha- means five fundamental elements, Vaiguna means physiological-anatomical abrasions], so considering these facts if look to find the new molecules & targets by using the drugs documented in Ayurveda classics , that may solve this complex problem, may be first step to open new approach.
As in past anti – malarial drugs developed from the herbal source. Now we can take integral step by using not only the herbs but also the mechanics of pathogenesis.
In case of Rajyakshma and other complex diseases also a detailed description about etiological manifestation of disease – symptoms’ complex & treatment against each symptom is documented.